26 Nov 2020
--- SIG is committing to sourcing 100 percent of its paperboard packaging from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified wood by 2021. The development marks another step in the aseptic packaging leader’s “Way Beyond... Read More
26 Nov 2020
--- GEA is supplying aseptic separator systems for COVID-19 vaccine and other pharmaceutical production to Chinese biopharmaceutical company Beijing Sinovac Life Sciences through an expanded partnership. The continued... Read More
26 Nov 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
20 Nov 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca-Cola HBC) rolled out the paper-based KeelClip can multipack carrier in The Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Austria, replacing plastic wrap.... Read More
13 Nov 2020
--- In packaging news this week, DS Smith teamed with TemperPack, developing a recyclable, expanded polystyrene foam-replacement packaging solution for temperature-sensitive deliveries. The launch comes as DS Smith’s... Read More
11 Nov 2020
--- The four-year EU-funded FlexFunction2Sustain eco-friendly packaging initiative is uniting 19 European research and industry partners in a smart plastics and paper-based products Open Innovation Test Bed (OITB). Dr. Esra... Read More
11 Nov 2020
--- Tetra Pak is acquiring electron beam (eBeam) operations from Swiss technology company Comet. The eBeam sterilization technology uses focused, accelerated electrons to kill microorganisms as it runs through filling machines,... Read More
06 Nov 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Symrise stopped using plastic cups at its corporate headquarters in Holzminden, Germany. The flavor and fragrance giant is switching to cardboard cups for tasting flavoring ingredients. ACE, the... Read More
30 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Unilever increased its post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic use to over 10 percent of its total plastic footprint and expects this figure to double within a year. Berry Global launched a 2-inch... Read More
19 Oct 2020
--- The South Korean Ministry of Environment is recognizing the recyclability of Ecolean’s aseptic packages as part of the country’s new packaging recyclability grading system. The beverage, dairy and liquid food... Read More
16 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Siegwerk, a leading global provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, joined the HolyGrail 2.0 recycling initiative. This smart technology could revolutionize the sorting of... Read More
15 Oct 2020
--- Sealed Air is unveiling a unique soft vacuum packaging system with continuous flow to help cheese processors optimize product quality and make 50 percent energy savings compared to systems delivering similar outputs. The... Read More
09 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, leading bioplastic producer Danimer Scientific went public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), combining with Live Oak Acquisition special purpose acquisition company. Aldi supermarket... Read More
02 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Danone natural spring water brand evian added fully recycled PET (rPET) bottles to its European range. UK compostable packaging specialist Sirane launched a fast-food range of susceptor packs... Read More
02 Oct 2020
--- Recycled fiber packaging supplier Cascades is launching a 100 percent recycled and recyclable thermoformed cardboard tray for fresh food using automated equipment in the North America market.
25 Sep 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor secured pre-qualification to carry How2Recycle’s store drop-off label on its AmPrima PE Plus heat resistant portfolio. A Viridor-YouGov UK poll detailed how consumers are increasingly... Read More
14 Sep 2020
--- Hong Kong-based start-up Ixon Food Technology has made scalable progress to commercialize its technology to naturally preserve foods without additives or high temperatures.
09 Sep 2020
--- PepsiCo is trialling products encoded with invisible digital watermarks for more effective recycling. The technology is pegged as the “holy grail” that will make mechanical sorting more efficient.
04 Sep 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Sous Vide Tools unveiled home-compostable food-safe vacuum pouches designed to withstand temperatures up to 85°C and store fresh produce and chilled food. Also, Baker Perkins manufactured... Read More
31 Aug 2020
--- Sealed Air has introduced chlorine-free vacuum shrink bags to help food processors and retailers improve food safety and advance the circular economy. The CRYOVAC brand OptiDure Bags (ODF4005) are made from a carefully... Read More